The directors, who are also partners, go on a journey in pursuit of Sami’s father, who abandoned his Danish family when Sami was very young. Before this ambitious film project started, Sami’s beloved brother committed suicide, then his mother died, leaving Sami alone and grief-stricken. This film is a personal and compelling drama filled with humor and strong emotions.
Sami Saif was born in 1972 in Denmark. He graduated in documentary film directing at the National Film School of Denmark in 1997. Apart from working on productions at DR TV’s Children & Youth Department, Sama was a documentary film consultant at Zentropa.
Selected: The Video Diary of Ricardo Lopez (2000), Paradis (2008)
Phie Ambo was born in 1973. She graduated from the National Film School of Denmark. She is one of the leading Danish film directors of her generation. Phie is the co-founder and owner of the renowned and prize-winning production company, Danish Documentary Production.
Selected: Mechanical Love (2008), Så meget godt i vente (2015)